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Pence says 1 American detainee freed from North Korea 'hadn't seen daylight'

Vice President Mike Pence, center, and his wife Karen, center left, arrive at Andrews Air Force Base in Md., to greet the three Americans detained in North Korea for more than a year, Thursday, May 10, 2018. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)

Vice President Mike Pence is revealing new details about the conditions of the three Americans freed by North Korea, saying one was evidently kept from the daylight.

Pence tells ABC News that Secretary of State Mike Pompeo told him that, during a refueling stop in Anchorage, "one of the detainees asked to go outside the plane because he hadn't seen daylight in a very long time."

Pence also told CBS he spoke Wednesday with the family of Otto Warmbier, an American detainee who died last year shortly after his release from North Korean captivity.

Pence said: "I simply let them know that while we received this news with joy, that Otto was on all our hearts and the family was in our prayers."

He adds: "We got Otto home the last year, but it wasn't soon enough."

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